[ 5. Februar 2011 ]

AUSSCHREIBUNG – Studentships at the School of Music and Sonic Arts

Von: Pedro Rebelo
Datum: 4. Februar 2011 10:44:31 MEZ
Betreff: Studentships at the School of Music and Sonic Arts

International and National PhD Studentships at the School of Music and
Sonic Arts, Queen’s University Belfast
Research lies at the heart of the activities in the School of Music
and Sonic Arts. It informs teaching, guides concert programming and
seminars, and provides a context for many strategic activities within
the School. The postgraduate community is one of the largest in the
UK or Ireland (+ 50 students in 10/11) with students working on a
range of musicological, creative practice and technical projects
across the School. The School boasts an excellent reputation for
scholarship in traditional musicology and composition and includes the
renowned Sonic Arts Research Centre (SARC), one of the foremost
establishments in the world for research and performance using new

The School of Music and Sonic Arts is pleased to announce a limited
number of studentships for both international and national applicants
for the 2011-2012 academic year in the following areas:

• PhD in Musicology
• PhD in Composition
• PhD in Sonic Arts

AHRC award
In addition to the studentships above there is also one award funded
by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) in any of the above

PhD Interdisciplinary Project Awards
The School has been successful in obtaining a number of PhD awards
for projects that will be co-supervised with staff members in other
Schools at Queen’s. Funding is available for further research in the
projects below:

– Observing musical learning through the observation of movement
– Room influence on spatial audio reproduction techniques
– Composition and Sonic Art
– The Music, Sensors, and Emotion Group (MuSE)
– Poetry and Music in the Works of Thomas Moore*

Anyone wishing to be considered for one of these awards should submit
their PhD application so that it reaches us by March 1st 2011 (* 17th
March for the Poetry and Music in the Works of Thomas Moore studentship)
Applications should be made on line, via the Queen’s Postgraduate
Applications Portal (https://dap.qub.ac.uk/portal/user/u_login.php)

For further information please visit the School’s website at http://www.music.qub.ac.uk

PhD study in Sonic Arts (including composition and creative practice):
Dr Sile O’Modhrain sile@qub.ac.uk
PhD study in Musicology and Composition (instrumental):
Professor Ian Woodfield i.woodfield@qub.ac.uk